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Andean White Eared Possum Didelphis pernigra
2013-09-27 10:41:06

The Andean white-eared possum (Didelphis pernigra) is a species of marsupial that is native to South America. Its range extends from Bolivia to Venezuela through the Andes Mountains. It is thought to prefer a habitat in secondary forests and agricultural areas. There is not much known about the habits of the species, but it is thought to be in danger of crossbreeding in some areas of its range,...

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana
2012-07-10 18:36:55

The Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) is the only marsupial that occurs north of Mexico in North America. It is commonly known as the North American opossum and as “tlacuache” in Mexico. It is often seen in or near human settlements, foraging through waste for food.  Its range includes Central and North America, east of the Rockies, and from Costa Rica to southern areas of Ontario,...

White-eared Opossum
2007-12-18 15:02:31

The White-eared Opossum (Didelphis albiventris), is a species of opossum from South America. It is found throughout Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. It is a terrestrial and, sometimes, arboreal animal, and a habitat generalist, living in a wide range of different habitats. It's an omnivorous animal, feeding on invertebrates, small...

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